La Fayette employment information

IndexLa FayetteIllinoisNational
Income per capita$14,530$30,019$28,555
Median household income$31,591$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$31,563$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$31,667$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$27,778$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$13,250$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate12.5%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level19.5%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in La Fayette is 49% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in La Fayette is 41% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in La Fayette is 114% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in La Fayette is 25% higher than the national average.

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La Fayette median earnings by income bracket

La Fayette employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector12.8%13.5%
Financial & insurance services0.0%8.1%
Wholesale & retail services17.9%24.3%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities33.3%5.4%
Education, health & social services7.7%32.4%

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Cambridge, IL2,189$52,5362%
La Fayette, IL266$31,59141%

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La Fayette, IL266$31,59141%
Source: The La Fayette, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.